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2014-10-31 16:24:26

VIENNA, Va., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Allergy & Asthma Network, a leading nonprofit patient education and advocacy organization, today commended New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo for signing into law legislation that protects students who experience anaphylaxis, a life-threatening allergic reaction, in school. With the signing of Assembly Bill A9334B/Senate Bill S7758, New York becomes the 50(th) U.S. state to ensure students' rights to self-carry and administer...

2014-10-31 12:23:27

More than 50 Debates Broadcast and Streamed Across Gannett MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) Broadcasting is expanding political coverage across broadcast, web and social media, providing viewers with increased information ahead of the midterm elections on November 4. Overall, nearly half of all U.S. Senate and gubernatorial races are taking place in Gannett Broadcasting markets, including six of 11 toss-ups in the Senate and six of 11 key races for...

2014-10-30 12:29:03

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today announced that Pennsylvania physicians and hospitals will see significant savings in the cost of the catastrophic level of medical malpractice insurance coverage next year. The assessment for Medical Care Availability and Reduction of Error Fund (Mcare) for 2015 will decrease 48 percent from the prior year. "Today's announcement reflects improvement in our medical malpractice climate due in part to tort...

2014-10-28 20:22:33

NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John Engler, president of the Business Roundtable (BRT) and former governor of Michigan, addressed attendees at the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Annual Business Meeting on Thursday, October 23, 2014. Mr. Engler highlighted the pressing need for continued focus on workforce development and related issues and praised ANSI for its work in this important area. The Annual Business Meeting, held this year at the FHI 360...

2014-10-26 16:20:53

FIRST DEMOCRATS, NOW REPUBLICANS ABUSED IT; IN 2012 DEMS HAD 1.7 MILLION MAJORITY BUT R'S GOT +33 IN HOUSE; AUTHORS CALL FOR NONPARTISAN DECISIONS ON FAIR DISTRICTS WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The politicized redistricting process known as "gerrymandering" is"a plague on both our parties," is "a byproduct of a failed democracy," and must be reined in before partisan state legislatures fully disenfranchise voters, former Clinton and Bush White House Spokesman...

2014-10-23 23:04:00

Governor Markell and Senator Coons join Vision To Learn Founder Austin Beutner at kickoff event. Based on success in California, Delaware works with Vision To Learn to provide free mobile eye exams & glasses to children in low-income communities with a plan to help more than 6,000 children in Delaware. Wilmington, Delaware (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Austin Beutner, Vision To Learn Founder, was joined today by Delaware Governor Jack Markell and U.S. Senator Christopher Coons to launch...

2014-10-23 12:24:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania (CVPA), which works to turn environmental values into Pennsylvania priorities, announced its endorsement of Tom Wolf for Governor of Pennsylvania. "It's clearly time for a change in Harrisburg," said Josh McNeil, Executive Director of CVPA. "We need new leadership that will protect our air, water and public health and will recognize both the environmental and economic benefits of clean energy. Tom...

2014-10-22 12:23:52

Governor Rick Perry Encourages Education Efforts to Improve Safety in Texas AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Texas Governor Rick Perry issued a proclamation commending efforts to enhance public safety and promote consumer awareness on the proper installation of yellow Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing (CSST). Governor Perry also encouraged further education on the need to properly bond yellow CSST in houses that contain the product. Yellow CSST is a flexible...

2014-10-21 00:21:32

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Will California, the world's 8(th) largest economy, set a national standard for the U.S. and beyond on the highest safety standards and protocols for confronting the deadly Ebola virus? That's the proposal leaders of the National Nurses United and California Nurses Association will make to California Gov. Jerry Brown Tuesday morning. On Tuesday, NNU/CNA leaders will comment on the new guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and...

2014-10-20 23:04:53

The Maryland Venture Fund (MVF), the equity investment arm of the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED), has invested $600,000 in Rockville-based Motionsoft, a leading provider of SaaS member relationship management software (MRMS) and payment services for the health and fitness industry. Annapolis, Maryland (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 The investment comes as part of a $10 million Series B investment round led by Route 66 Ventures and included Edison Ventures as a...


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maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.